CBA Seminars

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 Claire Stephens

A major objective of the CBA is to enhance information exchange via external visitors.

We welcome suggestions throughout the year from CBA members on potential visitors and speakers. 

See here for more information on CBA's Visiting Scientist Support.

 

Past events

21
Jul
2017
Speaker: Prof Jeremy Searle, Cornell University
The western house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) and common shrew (Sorex araneus) show dramatic chromosomal variation, with around 100 chromosomal races in ea
31
Mar
2017
Speaker: Stephen Williams, Centre for Tropical Biodiversity & Climate Change, James Cook University
Maintaining healthy, functioning ecosystems in the Anthropocene is becoming increasingly difficult due to the massive challenges presented by the combination of habitat loss and
15
Mar
2017
Speaker: Louis Bernatchez, Université Laval
Species across the globe are experiencing drastic changes in environmental conditions as a result of human activities.
10
Feb
2017
Speaker: Sasa Stefanovic, University of Toronto
The frequency and relative importance of hybridization in plants has been an area of intense debate. Although this evolutionary mechanism has received considerable attention fro
20
Jul
2016
Speaker: Hugh Possingham, University of Queensland
Good decisions require data, values and models.
08
Jul
2016
Speaker: Hilary Martin, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford
As an egg-laying mammal, the platypus, alongside the echidna, occupies a unique place in the phylogenetic tree.
02
Jun
2016
Each year the CBA funds a number of small pilot projects, called Ignition grants.
06
Apr
2016
Speaker: Andrew Robinson, Co-Founder, QuestaGame
As global leaders recognise the importance of a healthy environment for human prosperity, knowledge about flora and fauna is becoming more valuable and new economic models of b
11
Mar
2016
Speaker: Owain Edwards, Group Leader of Environmental Genomics, CSIRO Land & Water, Perth, WA
CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology is transforming the way in which mo
10
Feb
2016
Speaker: Rick Harrison, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University.
Species are often defined on the basis of reproductive isolation, but less well appreciated is that species can be reproductively isolated for some parts of the genome and not o
03
Dec
2015
Speaker: Vicki Funk, Smithsonian
The Compositae (Asteraceae) family is the largest flowering plant family with ca. 25,000 species.
15
Sep
2015
Speakers: John Woinarski, Charles Darwin University
Barry Traill, Pew Charitable Trusts
Outback landscapes, also known as the rangelands, or simply remote Australia, cover around 70% of Australia.
31
Mar
2015
Speaker: Emilie-Jane Ens, Mitchell Scott, Kelvin Rogers, Nehemiah Farrell, Lester Gumbula
L-R: Mitchell Scott, Kelvin Rogers, Nehemiah Farrell, Lester Gumbula and Emilie Ens
27
Mar
2015
Speaker: Jérôme Chave
As pointed out by Alwyn Gentry over thirty years ago, the current geographical patterns of Neotropical plant lineages results from an interplay of the uplift of the Andes and of
13
Jun
2014
Speaker: Matthew Barrett (Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority & University of Western Australia)
The Kimberley region of Western Australia is the western-most region of the Australian Monsoon Topics (AMT), bordered by the Top end to the east, and the Pilbara / Great Sandy D
19
Mar
2014
Speaker: Edward Holmes, University of Sydney
CBA / RSB Director's Seminar: Edward Holmes
04
Feb
2014
Speaker: Alan Andersen, Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Darwin
The savanna ant fauna of northern Australia has its biogeographical origins and therefore evolutionary history in the arid zone.
16
Jul
2013
Speaker: Alexei Drummond (University of Auckland)
CBA seminar / RSB Director's Seminar

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